NASA, Satellite Communications Link Analysis Application

„Created satellite communications link management analysis and data change management software to manage all satellite link usage between satellites, ground stations, and orbiting space vehicles.

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Problem:

  • Over 150 spreadsheets to manage all satellite link usage between satellites, ground stations, and orbiting space vehicles
  • Too much wait time in change request and review process
  • No version control or change tracking on data
  • No means to get data from other systems

„Solution:

  • Database for all parameters and link budgets
  • Automated analysis of impacts and changes across all communication links
  • Simple change management notification, route and approval process
  • Blog collaboration throughout the review process
  • Electronic polling, prioritization and routing
  • Easy email-like user experience
  • Track communications history, versions, decisions and votes
  • Data-centric or object change management
  • Web service integration with other systems